Immigrant Statue - Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 27° 57.695 W 082° 26.316
17R E 358494 N 3093779
Quick Description: Immigrant Statue - Dedicated May 31,1992 To those courageous Men, Women & Children who came to this Country in search of personal Freedom, Economic opportunity & a Future of Hope for their families. Located in Centennial Park, Ybor City, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2015 12:25:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ091
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:
A larger than life bronze figurative sculpture. Featuring Male & Female adults & 2 Children, dressed in 1900's period clothes. The figures represent an immigrant family in 1905, arriving at Ybor City.

A tribute to Immigrants of Ybor City - Steve Dickey's first statue commissioned in 1991 - A figurative bronze sculpture, featuring a family of immigrants, standing on a polished dark pink marble plinth. Dedicated to those courageous Men and Women who came to this Country in search of personal freedom, economic opportunity and a future of hope for their families. Honouring & naming two of the oldest living Immigrants still residing in the Ybor City, Tampa area. Unveiled on May 31,1992 in Centennial Park in front of the Ybor City State Museum.

Text from the Immigrant Statue, Plinth Front Reads:
Immigrant Statue / Dedicated May 31 1992 /
Dedicated to those courageous Men and Women who came to this Country in search of personal freedom, economic opportunity and a future of hope for their families. / Sponsored by Ybor City Round Table /
List of Committee members.

Ybor City Round Table is Honouring two of the oldest living Immigrants still residing in the Tampa area.
GIOVANNI BONANNO
Arrived in Tampa Dec 24,1906 from Alessandra Delea A Rocca providence Sicily. June 17,1890 - Sept 3,1992
MARIA TOMASINO MILITELLO
Arrived in Tampa May 15,1906 from Alessandra Delea A Rocca providence Sicily. Sept 21,1981 - Dec 28,1996"
Who placed it?: Ybor City Round Table.

When was it placed?: May 31,1992

Who is honored?: Tribute to Immigrants of Ybor City & honouring 2 surviving Immigrants.

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